Profile of Penny Crosman
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Articles by Penny Crosman
posted in November 2006
"From the billions of documents that form the World Wide Web and the links that weave them together, computer scientists and a growing collection of start-up companies are finding new ways to mine human intelligence.
Newly amended e-document related laws take effect December 1, 2006.
IBM has announced that Apache has launched a project for UIMA-based software.
A Weather Channel site used web analytics to find users weren't picking up on important navigational tools.
How do you make your Web site "organically" pop up in the first five results of a potential customer's Web search? Elastic Path Software's Jason Billingsley offers three suggestions for improving a site's organic search results.
Search engines don't know the difference between reading glasses and drinking glasses, but a taxonomy puts your query in context. We outline several ways to build taxonomies, ranging from the tough but potentially more accurate approach of building from scratch to the easier but potentially compromised approach of buying a prebuilt taxonomy or using automated clustering software.
RB Search has developed three evolving taxonomies as well as a product and service ontology with more than 200,000 core terms.
Vendors have been hawking enterprise digital rights management software since as early as 1994, yet few have bought. Board shenanigans and intellectual property lawsuits may start to propel solutions like Adobe's, which password-protects Word, PDF, and CAD files, to the forefront. Or not.
A growing body of search software products aims to help a company understand and manage its reputation on the general Web, among media sources and in the blogosphere. Is software the best method of securing good public opinion?